Berea is located close to the center of Kentucky. Berea is between the Madison, Estill, Garrard, Jackson, Rockcastle county. Berea has 16.01 square miles of land area and 0.07 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Berea population is 14,209, which has grown 44.24% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Berea median household income is $38,513 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.35% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Berea median house value is $126,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 58.00% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 40.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Berea is better than the state average in quality. The Berea area code is 859.